TC Tolbert

Poet

Tucson, AZ

Author's Bio

Genderqueer feminist poet and teacher. S/he believes in working across communities – building bridges wherever possible. TC earned his MFA in Poetry from UA in 2005 and currently teaches at The University of Arizona and Pima Community College. S/he is also the Assistant Director of Casa Libre en la Solana. S/he spends his summers leading wilderness trips for Outward Bound.

Publications & Prizes

Books:
Troubling the Line: Trans and Genderqueer Poetry and Poetics (Nightboat Books, 2013)
,
Troubling the Line: Trans and Genderqueer Poetry and Poetics (, 2013)
Chapbooks:
spirare (Belladonna Books, 2015)
,
territories of folding (Kore Press, 2011)
Prizes won: 

TC was awarded the Arizona Commission on the Arts Individual Artist Award in 2012 and a residency at Byrdcliffe. His work won the Arizona Statewide Poetry Competition in 2010, chosen by Linda Russo. TC’s first full length collection, Gephyromania, was a finalist for the Sawtooth Poetry Prize in 2009, 2010, and 2011 and is forthcoming from Ahsahta Press.

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
LGBTQ
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Chattanooga
Raised in: 
Chattanooga, TN
Tennessee
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Last update: Apr 08, 2013